RELIEF: Till Tappers

When New York City's division of the WPA Federal Theatre Project, with three major shows and a circus playing to capacity, continued to show comparatively little money in its till, WPA's sleuths went to work. Last week they announced a shortage of $600 in one theatre, $300 in another. The investigators suspected that much more money had been pilfered by ticket takers and sellers who connived to sell the same tickets more than once, thus avoid discrepancies in their records. Shocked, WPA decided henceforth to have periodical audits.


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